Even though its title as the world’s hottest pepper has recently been disputed — you can now plant, grow, and nurture the Naga Jolokia (Ghost Chili) from the comfort of your own home.
And popping open the DIY planting kit is literally opening a can of whoopass. Water it and talk to it enough, and your new little sproutling will pack over one-million SHU’s — which is akin to licking the sun.
[link, via Lost At E Minor]
I never thought of myself as a brown thumb, but bought this little can and sure tiny shoots EVENTUALLY sprouted then died as soon as they saw daylight!
Chris Durso says
John… It pains me that I didn’t reference that in the post. Thanks for making me feel shame.
John Walling says
What about the merciless peppers of Quetzlzacatenango grown deep in the jungle primeval by the inmates of a Guatemalan insane asylum?